• Short Summary

    A SICK CHILD WAS RUSHED BY HELICOPTER TO A LONDON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL TODAY (SATURDAY), ON THE LAST LEG OF A 7,000 MILE (11,260 KM) MERCY FLIGHT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV & SV HELICOPTER AND LANDING
    0.20

    2.
    SCU FIREMEN
    0.22

    3.
    SV HELICOPTER
    0.26

    4.
    SCU BABY BEING CARRIED OUT OF HELICOPTER INTO AMBULANCE
    0.37

    5.
    SV PAN FROM AMBULANCE TO HELICOPTER
    0.42



    Initials AH/V/DW/MH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SICK CHILD WAS RUSHED BY HELICOPTER TO A LONDON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL TODAY (SATURDAY), ON THE LAST LEG OF A 7,000 MILE (11,260 KM) MERCY FLIGHT.

    ONE-YEAR-OLD IAN CARROLL, SON OF A BRITISH ARMY SERGEANT SERVING IN SINGAPORE, IS SUFFERING FROM MENINGITIS.

    HE WAS FLOWN FROM SINGAPORE TO BRITAIN IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS ABOARD A ROYAL AIR FORCE VC-10 JET. A HELICOPTER WAS STANDING BY TO RUSH IAN TO A FIELD IN LONDON. HE WAS THEN TAKEN BY AMBULANCE TO THE NEARBY GREAT ORMOND STREET CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA44H6EMKFCK3AJK1DTCJ1EDUA
    Media URN:
    VLVAA44H6EMKFCK3AJK1DTCJ1EDUA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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